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Become a Google Guru

Here are some tips on using Google to your advantage and improve your research.

Search a specific domain (edu, gov, org) to narrow your results and find more reliable information. See what happens below!

Screenshot of google search of global warming

Wow! 277 million results! Who’s got time for that?

Add site: gov to your search

Still almost 25 million! What's next?

Let’s try Google’s Advanced Search. Click on the gear at the top right hand corner. Then click on Advanced search.

Once there, you can narrow down your results:

10 results found, on-topic, from government sources, within the past year, in PDF format! YAY!

This document provides additional tips on becoming a Google Scholar.

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